Feb 27, 2024
We Earthlings

American agriculture is heavily dependent on chemical fertilizers. According to the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. farms use 1.1 billion pounds of active pesticides, not including filler. That translates into 3.34 pounds of chemicals per American.

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The U.S. uses 1.1 billion lbs. of pesticide ingredients annually

This poster was originally published on October 1, 2019.

By Earth911

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